Making Spice Rub Chicken

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September 26, 2019

cooked Spice Rub ChickenAs you all know, marinating chicken in a ziplock bag are my go to meals! Here is another recipe featuring spice rub chicken! Super easy to make and in return you will have flavorful and juicy grilled chicken.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 3-5 minutes per side until ready & have grill marks

Yield: 4 people


  • 2.5 lb chicken thighs
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil


  1. Measure all spices (onion/garlic powder, paprika, salt, cayenne pepper, ground pepper, dry mustard) and olive oil into a large ziplock bag.
  2. marinade ingredients in bag
  3. Squeeze half a lime into bag. Shake to combine ingredients.
  4. Add your choice of chicken (I used chicken thighs).
  5. chicken added to marinade in bag

  6. Evenly rub a coat of marinade on chicken.
  7. marinading chicken in bag
  8. Ready to grill for 3-5 minutes per side or until chicken is fully cooked with grilled marks. Enjoy!
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August 3, 2008

Pour all the spices into a sandwich-size sealable plastic bag. Shake well. This mix can be stored at room temperature in the sealed bag for months, and it makes enough rub to cover approximately 5 1/2 pounds of chicken.

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January 23, 2010

I bought a jar of Emeril's Chicken Rub at Sam's Club some time ago. Now they don't carry it. Does anyone know of a store in SC that sells this? It is a wonderful rub to put on grilled chicken and I am fast running out of my supply. Any help will be appreciated.

By Linda from Greenwood, SC


January 26, 20100 found this helpful
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I got this recipe off of the Foodnetwork website. It is Emeril's recipe:

Poultry Rub:
1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon dried basil


1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground thyme
1/8 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1 (3 to 3 1/2-pound) chicken, giblets and neck removed, rinsed and patted dry
2 teaspoons olive oil
Chicken stock, or water
Steamed long-grain white rice, accompaniment
Steamed assorted vegetables, accompaniment
Poultry Rub:
In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients thoroughly and store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

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January 26, 20100 found this helpful
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You can get it online at either of these two links. The first link is a six pack of 3.7 oz containers and the second link is for one 18 oz container. Depending on the shipping costs the second link might be your best bet:

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